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# Irish book awards

Last year
The Bee Sting by Paul Murray is the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2023
The Phoenix Park: 'We became an oasis for a new generation who had never visited parks before'
Donal Fallon
Six Ukrainian writers shortlisted for 'New Voices' writing prize at Irish Book Awards
Irish Book Awards shortlist unveiled - is your favourite 2023 book on it?
All time
My Fourth Time, We Drowned by Sally Hayden named as the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2022
In photos: The fascinating world of the Skelligs
Opinion: What photographing abandoned Ireland taught me about the country's past
Rebecca Brownlie
Opinion: How the Kildare Mutiny helped set the gardaí on their unarmed path
Stephen Moore
WIN: The books nominated in The Journal's category at the An Post Irish Book Awards
Anne Enright to be honoured with lifetime achievement award
Irish Book Awards shortlist unveiled - is your favourite 2022 book on it?
Did your favourite bookshop make the Irish Book Awards longlist?
‘Bookshop of the year’ award opens for nominations
The Irish Book of the Year has been named
Success for Sally Rooney, Séamus O'Reilly and Maureen Gaffney at Irish Book Awards
Manchán Magan: 'Our perception of the world can change when we see things through the Irish language'
Manchán Magan
Opinion: What I discovered reading the letters sent to Ireland's Presidents over the decades
Flor MacCarthy
Opinion: 'In my everyday reality, self-love doesn’t protect me from racial harassment, sexism and ableism'
Rosaleen McDonagh
The Explainer: How do you get a book published in Ireland?
Sally Rooney, Claire Keegan and Donal Skehan among Irish Book Awards nominees
'It's a huge thing for a writer': Donal Ryan and Keelin Shanley among Irish Book Awards winners
What are the best Irish reads of 2020? The Irish Book Awards are on tonight - and you can tune in
A Page From My Life: Three stories of love, parenthood and revelation from Irish people
Ray D'Arcy Show
How the Twilight Together photo project captured the mood (and hearts) of the nation
These stunning colourised photos give a new look at Ireland's past
'Eibhlín Dubh Ní Chonaill scooped up handfuls of her lover's blood, drank, then threw back her head and howled'
Doireann Ní Ghríofa
Keelin Shanley, Luke O'Neill and Mary McAleese among this year's Irish Book Awards nominees
Success for Vicky Phelan, Joe Duffy and Andrea Corr at Irish Book Awards
Dare to dream: The Irish people who aimed high and did the country proud
Sarah Webb
Extract: From 'litir' to 'meisce'... A history of Ireland in 10 (or so) words
Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Gregory Toner
Extract: 'Birds are vessels for a lasting happiness that can be hard to find in other avenues of life'
Conor W. O'Brien
Kevin Barry, Sinéad Gleeson and Edna O'Brien amongst this year's Irish Book Awards nominees
Readers vote confessional essay collection Notes to Self the best Irish book of 2018
Success for Lynn Ruane, Sally Rooney and Aislings everywhere at Irish Book Awards
Extract: Don't fear the reaper - an immunologist on why we shouldn't be so afraid of death
Luke O'Neill
Once upon a time, Ireland was full of penguins - here's how they disappeared
Rob Maguire
WIN: These great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards 2018
'From footballers to computer programmers - I'm blazing a trail for Ireland's hidden women'
Sarah Webb
Enda Kenny's grandfather, a Dutch plane full of diamonds: Illustrating the lesser-known histories of Irish lighthouses
People on the Pier: Dún Laoghaire landmark remembered in new book